Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
greater
Strongs:
g2908
Word:
κρείσσων
Tyndale
Word:
κρείσσων
Transliteration:
kreissōn
Gloss:
greater
Morphhology:
Greek, Adjective
Definition:
κρείσσων (Epic and old Att.) and κρείττων (later Att.), prop. comparat. of κρατύς, strong, but in sense often (as in cl, see LS, see word) as comparat. of ἀγαθός, [in LXX chiefly for טוֹב;] better; (a) as to ad­vantage or usefulness: 1Co.11:17, Heb.11:40 12:24; πολλῷ μᾶλλον κ, Php.1:23; κρεῖσσον ποιεῖν, 1Co.7:38; ἐστιν, before inf, 1Co.7:9, 2Pe.2:21; (b) as to excellence: Heb.1:4 6:9 7:7, 19 7:22 8:6 9:23 10:34 11:16, 35; κ. ἐστι, before inf, 1Pe.3:17. (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
κρείσσων
Transliteration:
kreissōn
Gloss:
greater
Morphhology:
Greek, Adjective
Definition:
κρείσσων, ον, genitive ονος, as always in Epic dialect and old Attic dialect; later Attic dialect κρείττων; Ionic dialect κρέσσων [Refs 5th c.BC+] κάρρων (which see); Cretan dialect κάρτων [Refs] — _comparative_ of κρατύς (see. κράτιστος), stronger, mightier, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; especially in battle, [Refs 6th c.BC+]: hence, having the upper hand, superior, [Refs 8th c.BC+]: as Law-term, of witnesses, [Refs] [prev. cited] 2) frequently as comparative of ἀγαθός, better, κρέσσονες one's betters, especially in point of rank, [Refs 5th c.BC+], of the greater gods, as opposed to to Oceanus, [Refs 4th c.BC+] (anapaest meter); οἱ κ. the Higher Powers, [Refs 5th c.BC+] the Almighty, Providence, [Refs 4th c.AD+] one's advantages, [Refs 5th c.BC+]. 3) with infinitive, οὔ τις ἐμεῖο κρείσσων. δόμεναι no one has a better right to, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; κρεῖσσόν ἐστι with infinitive, 'tis better to, [Refs 5th c.BC+] with participle, κ. γὰρ ἦσθα μηκέτ᾽ ὢν ἢ ζῶν τυφλός thou wert better not alive, than living blind, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II) with genitive or ἤ, too great for, surpassing, beyond, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of evil deeds, κρείσσον᾽ ἀγχόνης too bad for hanging, [Refs 5th c.BC+] too bad to look on, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; λέγετι σιγῆς κρεῖσσον [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κ. ἢ λόγοισιν (i.e. εἰπεῖν) [Refs]; πρᾶγμα ἐλπίδος κ. γεγενημένον worse than one expected, [Refs 6th c.BC+]. III) having control over, master of, especially of desires and passions, [Refs 6th c.BC+]; γαστρὸς καὶ κερδέων [Refs] over themselves, [Refs 5th c.BC+] superior to the influence of money, [Refs 6th c.BC+]; also, putting oneself above, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κρείσσους ὄντες. τῷ λογισμῷ ἐς τὸ ἀνέλπιστον τοῦ βεβαίου having reasoned themselves into an absolute belief of the hopelessness of certainty, [Refs 4th c.BC+] IV) better, more excellent, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; ὁ κρείττων λόγος (opposed to ὁ ἥσσων) [Refs 5th c.BC+] in a higher sense, opposed to κατὰ τὸ χεῖρον, [Refs 5th c.AD+] V) adverb [Refs 5th c.BC+] probably took ει from ὀλείζων.)
Strongs
Word:
κρεῖσσον
Transliteration:
kreîsson
Pronounciation:
krice'-son
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Adverb
Definition:
(as noun) better, i.e. greater advantage; better; neuter of an alternate form of g2909 (κρείττων);